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Famous Art Museums Around the World

One of the great things about visiting new places around the world is all the stunning art museums and galleries! In this article, we are going to be sharing some of our favourite art museums around the world. Some of these are ones to tick off your bucket list.

Musee Du Louvre, Paris, France


The Musee Du Louvre was a palace belonging to the Kings of France, it is now the world's most famous museum, and it is also the largest museum in the world.

With over 38,000 pieces of art dating all the way back to prehistory! It is the most visited art museum in the world. They welcome over 8 million visitors a year... how crazy!

The Louvre is home to many iconic paintings like the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City


An iconic museum more commonly known as the venue that hosts the Met Gala every year or the infamous “Met Steps” from the hit TV show, Gossip Girl, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the world!

It’s home to over 2 million works of art, from Ancient European Paintings to current-day modern art. The Met Museum is a stunning location and is definitely a place that many tourists love to visit.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois


The Art Institute of Chicago is located in Grant Park and is one of the oldest art museums in the US. Famously known for the giant lion sculptures that sit at the museum entrance, they welcome you into a journey of collections that include the Moulin Rouge painting, over 30 Monet pieces, and so much more.

Tate Modern, London


Tate Modern is a national treasure in the UK art community. With a huge collection of British art from 1990 until the present day along with unique exhibitions. This British art museum is located in an old bankside power station! Inside the venue, you can enjoy outside views of the river Thames and the millennium bridge!

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